John Lee is Hong Kong’s new leader: ‘elected’ with 99% of the vote

The former police chief was the sole candidate to replace the criticised Carrie Lam. Nominated by Beijing, he was voted in by a restricted election committee loyal to the central government. He promises to revive the city’s financial role and solve the city’s long-standing housing problem. He also announced a new law on national security.

Published on : May 10, 2022 at 6:16 AM

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